INSPECTION REPORT
Health Protection
LQUN-C7JSV3

PREMISES NAME
Honjin Ramen
Tel: (604) 553-7960
Fax:
PREMISES ADDRESS
12 - 228 Schoolhouse St
Coquitlam, BC V3K 6V7
INSPECTION DATE
October 6, 2021
TIME SPENT
1 hour
OPERATOR (Person in Charge)
Belinda Otani
NEXT INSPECTION DATE
6 Months
INSPECTION TYPE
Routine
ACTION TAKENFOOD SAFETY & SANITATION
ADMINISTRATIVE
Information Provided
ENFORCEMENT
Require Corrections


Comply

In Use

Food Safety Training [s. 10]

Yes


Food Safety Plan [s. 23]

Yes

Yes

Sanitation Plan [s. 24]

Yes

Yes
HAZARD RATING FOR YOUR FACILITY: Low (≤15) Total Score = 22

Critical Hazards: Total Number: 2
205 - Cold potentially hazardous food stored/displayed above 4 °C. [s. 14(2)]
Observation (CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION):
During peak times, staff are storing large amounts of perishable foods (cooked meat, bean sprouts, cooked eggs, etc.) at room temperature. The food is not being used within 2 hours, which means bacteria has grown on it, which will make customers ill.
Corrective Action(s):
Immediately place all food items in a working cooler. Only take out enough food to use in 2 hours, any food left over MUST be thrown out. Retrain staff on this practice. At time of the inspection, the foods were placed in a working cooler.
Violation Score: 5

401 - Adequate handwashing stations not available for employees [s. 21(4)]
Observation (CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION):
The hand sink in the kitchen (by the soup pots) had equipment in the sink basin. the hand sink was blocked from use, and staff are not able or encouraged to wash their hands.
Corrective Action(s):
Immediately remove the items from the sink basin so staff can wash their hands. Ensure the sink basin is accessible for use at all times. During the inspection, staff removed the items from the sink.
Violation Score: 5


Non-Critical Hazards: Total Number: 3
103 - Failure to hold a valid permit while operating a food service establishment [s. 8(1)]
Observation:
Premises has an expired health permit decal, and is operating illegally. Hand delivered the outstanding permit fees letter.
Corrective Action(s):
Immediately pay the outstanding permit fees, in the amount of $300. Failure to do so will result in the closure of the premises, until the fees are paid.
**Correction date: Oct. 20/21**
Violation Score:

304 - Premises not free of pests [s. 26(a)]
Observation:
There is an infestation of drain/fruit flies in the premises. The flies will contaminate food when walk or fall into the food.
Corrective Action(s):
Immediately hire a professional pest control company to treat the premises for the flies. Stop spraying vinegar on surfaces to rid of the flies, this doesn't work. Keep up the sanitation level and ensure these is no food or water left out.
**Correction date: Oct. 12/21**
Violation Score: 9

306 - Food premises not maintained in a sanitary condition [s. 17(1)]
Observation:
1) There is accumulated dust on the ceiling and upper walls of the kitchen. The dust could fall into food and contaminate it.
2) There is minimal food debris on the legs of sinks, table, and equipment; and on the outstide surfaces of garbage cans, large soup pots and gas range burners; and on the waste pipes under sinks. The food debris will attract and harbor pests.
Corrective Action(s):
Immediately clean all the mentioned areas to remove the dust and food debris.
**Correction date: Oct. 11/21**

Violation Score: 3


Follow Up to "Critical" Violations Noted on Previous Inspections (if applicable): No corrections entered

Comments

A routine inspection was conducted, the following observations were made:
- Coolers 4C or colder; freezer was -20C; hot holding units were 60C or hotter; and thermometers present.
- High temperature dishwasher had a rinse cycle temperature of 73C at the plate's surface, as per max/min thermometer.
- Quats sanitizer in spray bottles had a strength of 200ppm.
- All foods stored in food grade containers; covered; labeled; foods stored in groups with raw proteins on the lowest shelves; and foods stored 6" off the floor.
- No expired foods in use or for sale. FIFO rules being followed.
- General sanitation level is good. The exhaust canopy is clean and the next professional cleaning is scheduled in December 2021.
- The ice machine has some mildew on it and requires to be cleaned.
- FoodSafe certified staff present.
- Hand sinks stocked with liquid soap, paper towels, and running hot and cold water.
- PoV is being done and 2ndary gov't ID is also checked. Ensure the PoV QR code is scanned.
- COVID-19 measures in place, such as: masks worn by staff at all times; masks worn by customers until seated; and hand sanitizer available to staff and customers.
- Discussed the results of the inspection with staff, no signature obtained due to the pandemic.